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For what it is worth: in a old magazine article 1965 is mentioned as the first date for the Daimler-Benz automatic transmission.
 

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MB used Borg-Warner on the large 300's of the late 50's ear;y 60's. They degigned their own, the 4 speed auto with fluid coupling, and used that one the fintails, SL's and 600 from the early 60's.
 

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More like 1963, but earlier than 1965.
 
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